Thomas-Louis Bourgeois

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Thomas-Louis Bourgeois (Fontaine-l'Évêque, Hainaut, Belgium 24 October 1676 - Paris January 1750) was a Walloon composer and haute-contre. He was maître de chapelle at Toul Cathedral, then Strasbourg Cathedral before employment from 1707 at the Opéra de Paris as a singer.[1][2]

Works, editions and recordings[edit]

  • Les Amours déguisés (1713)
  • Les Plaisirs de la Paix (1715).
  • Cantatas: Les Sirènes. Borée. Zéphire et Flore. Hippomène. Psiché Carolyn Sampson Le Concert Lorrain Carus 2012


  1. ^ Thomas-Louis Bourgeois (1676-1750/51) - Anne Delvare - 2007 - 1196 pages - This thesis offers the most complete biography of the musician.
  2. ^ Performing baroque music - Page 80 Mary Cyr - 1992 Thomas-Louis Bourgeois (1676-1750 or 1751) provides one of the few directions for registration in harpsichord continuo passages. For a delicate air from his cantata Psiché with obbligato viol, Bourgeois specifies the upper manual on the ..."
Preceded by
Louise Dimanche
director of the Théâtre de la Monnaie
Succeeded by
Marianne Dujardin